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The Well, from Carceri d'invenzione (Imaginary Prisons)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi
(Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Publisher: Giovanni Bouchard (French, ca. 1716–1795)
Date: ca. 1749–50
Medium: Etching, engraving, scratching, burnishing, lavis; first state of six (Robison)
Dimensions: Sheet: 19 7/16 x 25 in. (49.4 x 63.5 cm) Plate: 16 x 21 9/16 in. (40.6 x 54.8 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1937
Accession Number: 37.45.3(28)

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